Tag Archives: Books

Jim Butcher’s Turn Coat is Number 1 on New York Times Best Seller List

Buy it and read it! Jim Butcher’s Turn Coat is number 11 in the Dresden Files series. And it is number 1 on the New York Times Best Seller List! So the world ‘s readers think the same way I do! Cool!. Screen shot of the New York Times Best Seller web page showing Turn… Read More »

Gangtok Trip – Day 6 – Tsomgo Lake

April 16 – Day 6 – Tsomgo Lake: We left for Tsomgo Lake a little later than planned, at 9.30 am. We had booked a Mahindra Max on Monday and the Driver arrived at 8.30. He was a grouchy chap whose first words were ‘you are late’ in tones that reminded me of my old… Read More »

Gangtok Trip – Day 5 – Local Sightseeing

Vacations – Gangtok, April 2009 – Day 4 – Day 6 April 15, Day 5, 9.00 am: Local Sightseeing. The entire day today was spent in local sightseeing. Pema, the manager of Mintokling had booked a taxi for us yesterday and Kiran Chettri, our driver for the day, arrived with his Maruti WagonR well before the allotted time of 9.00 am.… Read More »

Gangtok Trip – Day 4 – Gangtok!

April 14, Day 4, 2.30 pm: We arrived in Gangtok at 2.30 pm. Had a little trouble finding the Mintokling Guest House but our driver was up to the challenge. He stopped other cab drivers and got his directions. Mintokling Guest House turned out to be a very pretty house built on multiple levels with… Read More »

Gangtok Trip – Day 4 – Last Leg, Silliguri To Gangtok

April 14, Day 4, 10.30 am: We left Kolkata by Darjeeling Express, leaving Sealdah station at 10.05 pm. Did some shopping at Shree Leathers, Lindsay Street and the footpaths of Esplanade. The train was a hour late, arriving in New Jalpaiguri at 9.00 am. Mr. Chaudhari of the local LIC office picked us up and… Read More »